Category: Concert Reviews

July 2, 2020 / Concert Reviews

Jazz: NOW Wired June 6 7/10 Perhaps live music video streams are here to stay – especially when the sound is this good. Of course they’ll never replace the electricity of musicians and listeners crammed into the same room, but now that we’ve adjusted to them in the COVID-19 age,…

June 26, 2020 / Concert Reviews

These Digital Times, May 30 Streaming just doesn’t quite cut it, does it? When Gretchen Parlato performed in the cavernous Verbrugghen Hall two years ago, I suggested that, given her work’s smaller-than-life ethos, a more appropriate venue may have been a living room. Well, here she was streaming from her…

June 22, 2020 / Concert Reviews

Belvoir St Theatre, May 22 7/10 It hits you most at the end, with a view from Belvoir’s stage of the massed empty seats. The lights being switched off is such an eloquent statement of the plight; of the hole in our lives, and especially in the lives of everyone…